The Herald’s take on the row regarding the establishment of a permanent gallery to house Sir Hugh Lane’s art collection.
Patrick Hawe writes
Gordon Brewster, cartoonist, born 1889, died in Howth, Bloomsday [June 16], 1946…
Ahead of his time, in fairness.
Dublin Divided, 1913 (HughLane)
Dublin’s Hugh Lane Gallery writes:
Our first episode of the Curators Choice series is live (above)! In episode one, our Director, Dr Barbara Dawson and Head of Collections, Logan Sisley discuss the intricacies and brilliance of Édouard Manet’s Music in the Tuileries Gardens, 1862 (top).
The Hugh Lane Gallery
At the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
Tourist Natalia Puchalska viewing the stain glass window entitled Scandalous by artist Harry Clarke acquired by Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane and featuring an exposed breast.
The work depicts a scene from Liam O’ Flaherty‘s novel ‘Mr Gilhooley’ – created for the Geneva Window of the League of Nations building in Geneva but deemed too risque by the Government of the day (1920s).
Earlier: A Limerick A Day
The stain glass window’s accompanying ‘scandalous’ text.
Thanks John Gallen